You can add a payment method to your account or update your account's existing payment method at any time.

You can pay for GitHub with a credit card or with a PayPal account.

When you update your payment method for your account's GitHub subscription, your new payment method is automatically added to your other subscriptions for paid products.

We don't provide invoicing or support purchase orders for personal accounts. We email receipts monthly or yearly on your account's billing date. If your company, country, or accountant requires your receipts to provide more detail, you can also add extra information to your receipts.

In this guide

Updating your personal account's credit card

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings. Settings icon in the user bar
  2. In your user settings sidebar, click Billing. Billing settings

  3. Click Update payment method. Update payment method button

  4. Type your new credit card information in the secure form. Credit card information form

  5. Click Update credit card or Save credit card.

Updating your personal account's PayPal information

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings. Settings icon in the user bar
  2. In your user settings sidebar, click Billing. Billing settings

  3. Click Update payment method. Update payment method button

  4. Under "Pay with", select PayPal account. Pay with PayPal radio button

  5. Click PayPal.

  6. Log in to PayPal with your account information. PayPal dialog box
  7. Agree to the terms of service for paying with PayPal.
  8. Select your country of residency, as well as your state or province (if you're asked). PayPal Country Spinner
  9. Type your postal code. PayPal postal code
  10. If you're a European business, enter your VAT or GST ID. PayPal VAT ID

  11. Click Process payment.

Switching payment methods for your personal account

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings. Settings icon in the user bar
  2. In your user settings sidebar, click Billing. Billing settings

  3. Click Update payment method. Update payment method button

  4. At the top, choose to either pay with a credit card or PayPal. Switch Billing payment methods

Updating your organization's credit card

Only organization members with the owner or billing manager role can access or change billing settings for your organization.

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile. Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization. organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Settings. Organization settings button

  4. In your organization's Settings sidebar, click Billing. Billing settings

  5. Click Update payment method. Update payment method button

  6. Type your new credit card information in the secure form. Credit card information form

  7. Click Update credit card or Save credit card.

Updating your organization's PayPal information

If your organization is outside of the US or if you're using a corporate checking account to pay for GitHub, PayPal could be a helpful method of payment.

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile. Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization. organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Settings. Organization settings button

  4. In your organization's Settings sidebar, click Billing. Billing settings

  5. Under "Pay with", select PayPal account. Pay with PayPal radio button

  6. Click PayPal.

  7. Log in to PayPal with your account information. PayPal dialog box
  8. Agree to the terms of service for paying with PayPal.
  9. Select your country of residency, as well as your state or province (if you're asked). PayPal Country Spinner
  10. Type your postal code. PayPal postal code
  11. If you're a European business, enter your VAT or GST ID. PayPal VAT ID

  12. Click Process payment.

Switching payment methods for your organization

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile. Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization. organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Settings. Organization settings button

  4. In your organization's Settings sidebar, click Billing. Billing settings

  5. Click Update payment method. Update payment method button

  6. At the top, choose to either pay with a credit card or PayPal. Switch Billing payment methods